A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century

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Lot 144
A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle
Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century
Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
SNUFF BOTTLES FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. ALBERT CHAN YUE HONG
A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle  Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century
A finely carved cameo agate snuff bottle
Probably Imperial, Official School, 18th/19th century
Very well-hollowed, of rounded rectangular profile, masterfully editing the various shades in the pale gray and russet matrix, expertly carved with a peaceful scene depicting two horses on rocky platforms relaxing under a gnarled pine tree below drifting clouds.
2 1/2in (6.4cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Hong Kong Auctioneers & Estate Agency Limited, Hong Kong, 8 October 1995

    十八/十九世紀 擬御製頒賜類 瑪瑙巧刻雙駿圖鼻煙壺
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